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2021 AIChE Virtual Mid-America Conference!

Join us on April 16th and 17th for competitions, workshops, keynote speakers, and an industry mixer.

 Please see the AIChE Code of Conduct

Conference Schedule:

4/16/2021 1:00 PM Introduction Meeting
1:30 PM Check - in / QA Session
2:00 PM Keynote Speaker: Melissa Ver Meer Ph.D
2:30 PM Koch Industries Info Session hosted by Kristin Eidem Lummus Technology Info Session Hosted by Tim Carmann
3:00 PM Workshop with Rajib Saha, Ph.D: "So You Think You Can Research"    Cargill Info Session hosted by Deidre Rauch Monolith Materials Info Session Hosted by Aaron Bush
3:30 PM Becton, Dickinson, and Company Info Session Hosted by Elizabeth Boschult Northern Natural Gas Info Session Hosted by Meghan Suelter
4:00 PM Workshop with Paul Svensson and David Driscoll: "Tips for Success in Industry" Workshop with Scott Harmeier from ADM: "Realizing and Quantifying Benefits Through Process Control" Northern Natural Gas Info Session Hosted by Meghan Suelter
4:30 PM
5:00 PM Workshop with Hunter Flodman, Ph.D: "Workplace Culture, Communication and General Advice" Cargill Info Session hosted by Deidre Rauch
5:30 PM Anheuser-Busch InBev Info Session hosted by Michael Johnson
6:00 PM
6:30 PM CHME Car Poster Competition
7:00 PM Poster Competition Student Technical Presentations Competition
7:30 PM
8:00 PM
8:30 PM
4/17/2021 7:00 AM Chem-E-Car Competition Prep/Setup
7:30 AM
8:00 AM
8:30 AM
9:00 AM Chem-E-Car Competition & Clean up
9:30 AM
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
11:30 AM
12:00 PM
12:30 PM
1:00 PM Keynote Speaker: Michelle Sandau Ph.D, AFB International
1:30 PM Presidents/Advisors Meeting
2:00 PM Industry Mixer
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
3:30 PM
4:00 PM
4:30 PM Jeopardy Round 1
5:00 PM
5:30 PM Jeopardy Intermission and Call Backs
6:00 PM
6:30 PM Jeopardy Finals
7:00 PM
7:30 PM
8:00 PM
8:30 PM AWARDS and Game Night
9:00 PM
9:30 PM

Current Companies in Attendance:

- Cargill

- ExxonMobil

- Monolith Materials

- Lummus Technology

- Northern Natural Gas

-Becton, Dickinson, and Company

-Koch Industries

- AFB International


Anheuser-Busch InBev

- Vajra Instruments

- More to come!

Meet our Conference Sponsors!

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